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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ORLEANS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1206657

Location

ORLEANS HOUSE, EDMUND STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LiverpoolMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 214064

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 3490 NW EDMUND STREET L3

48/425 Orleans House (formerly listed under Bixteth Street)

14.3.75 G.V. II*

Office building. 1907 (on date stones). Matear and Simon. Buff brick with stone dressings, granite basement, cast iron framed windows to some elevations, slate roof. Rectangular plan with 2 light wells on Earle Street. Edmund Street facade of 5 storeys, basement and attic 5 window bays between blank end bays. All windows sashed without glazing bars, in pairs with cast iron mullions and lintels, those to ground floor with wedge lintels. Stone panels between floors. Deep cornice on trighiphs. Gambrel roof with flat topped dormers. End bays have stone date panels and end in truncated stacks Bixteth Street elevation of main interest; Basement and 3 blocks of 5 storeys with attics and 3 bays connected by blocks of 3 storeys and 2 bays. Cast iron facade with panelled pilasters, entablatures and decorated panels undertripartite windows. Attics as Edmund Street facade similarly treated. Important example of curtain walling

Listing NGR: SJ3407390798

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National Grid Reference: SJ 34073 90798

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